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DELHI -- A Delhi man is dead after he was found in his submerged vehicle that apparently broke through the ice on Lake Delhi over the weekend.

Delaware County sheriff’s deputies identified the deceased as Alex Scott Salow, 23, and his body was recovered Monday.

Details weren’t available, and officers with the sheriff’s office and the Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation are investigating the death.

Authorities were notified of a vehicle in that had gone through the ice in the north end of the lake shortly after noon Monday, and Delhi and Manchester rescue crews found the vehicle was upside down in about 8 feet of water.

An underwater camera showed one person was inside, according to the sheriff’s office. The vehicle was removed with the help of a diver and a crane

Deputies said it appears the vehicle went through the ice sometime Sunday evening.


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